Dr Rob Manwaring is an Associate Professor in the College of Business, Government and Law. Rob's background is in public policy, and worked for the UK's Commission for Racial Equality as a senior policy adviser, and also for the South Australian Council of Social Services. Rob teaches a range of policy and politics topics, and researches into the areas of centre-left political parties, democratic politics, and public policy. Most recently, his (2021) book 'The Politics of Social Democracy' was published with Routledge.
Rob is President of the the Australian Political Science Association (2023 - 2024), and is currently a co-editor for the Australian Journal of Political Science.
BA Jt Hons
MSc (Politics and Sociology)
Director of Studies for Bachelor of Government and Public Management
DVCR Best Higher Degree by Research Student Publication - DEC 2018
Rob is a member of the Australian Political Science Association